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  • Michelle Hippolite
Toihautū, Te Puni Kōkiri

    Mai i te Toihautu

    • Date: 21 January 2015

    Te Puni Kōkiri Chief Executive Michelle Hippolite talks about the key events ahead this year.

    E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā maunga whakahī, tēnā koutou katoa

    Ngā mihi nunui o te tau 2015.

     

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  • Dr Erin Keenan says “Māori are now facing a new era where those stories and experiences can provide a valuable background to issues experienced today.”

    Urban migration stories create taonga for whānau

    • Date: 21 January 2015

    “Whāia te iti kahurangi, right?” These are the words of Erin Keenan (Te Ātiawa) when she was conferred with her doctorate degree in History from Victoria University of Wellington at her graduation ceremony in December 2014.

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  • 2015 New Year’s Honours

    • Date: 21 January 2015

    Te Puni Kōkiri pays tribute to the recipients of the New Year Honour’s 2015.

     

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  • Mr Box co-founder Dion Kerr, with his unique foundation installation product. Photo: Fairfax NZ / The Press

    Hanga i te whare: Laying Solid Foundations for Business Innovation

    • Date: 20 January 2015

    Ōtautahi business Mr Box is transforming how foundations are built. Featuring a patented system which reduces costs, man-hours, and every part is lightweight and 100 percent recyclable.

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  • Christmas and New Year Hours

    • Date: 24 December 2014
  • Draft Mandate Strategy submitted by Te Kawau Mārō

    • Date: 17 December 2014

    Te Kawau Mārō has submitted a draft mandate strategy to the Crown and intends to seek a mandate to represent the Maniapoto Large Natural Group (LNG) in Treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown.

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  • He toa takitini – it’s a team effort

    • Date: 04 December 2014

    Emma Foy’s win at the Trillian Trust Māori Sports Awards 2014 represents a very special moment in a growing tally of successes for the New Zealand Para-Athlete: It was the first time she could step off the winner’s podium and into the arms of her whānau.

     

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  • Hui Whakahononga

    • Date: 04 December 2014

    Kōkiritia Tuhinga 2

    Te Puni Kōkiri Chief Executive Michelle Hippolite talks about why the Minister's Hui Whakahononga are also important to Te Puni Kōkiri.

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  • Fishing for Success

    • Date: 04 December 2014

    A world-leading track and trace system is indicative of the innovative approach to business at Okains Bay Longline Fishing company.  But company owner Greg Summerton talks about why his Māori whakapapa is also key to business success.

     

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  • Te Pātaka a Te Ururoa

    • Date: 04 December 2014

    The Minister for Māori Development and Whānau Ora talks about the series of hui whakahononga around the motu, and shares his commitment for the White Ribbon campaign against domestic violence.

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  • Kia Ora Chief

    • Date: 04 December 2014

    Kia Ora Chief is a new biography of the larger-than-life former Minister of Māori Affairs, the late Parekura Horomia.  It is written by former Te Puni Kōkiri Chief Executive Sir Wira Gardiner.

    Kōkiritia talks to Wira about the background of the book and publishes an exclusive  extract looking at events that led to Parekura becoming a senior bureaucrat.

     

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  • $1.4 billion Māori economy important for Waikato’s well-being

    • Date: 06 November 2014

    Media Release

    Leveraging off the strength of the Māori economy in Waikato is important for maximising the region’s growth potential, says a new report from Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL).

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  • Toi Māori Arts Market set to wow Wellington

    • Date: 06 November 2014

    Darcy Nicholas, Creative Director of the Toi Māori Arts Market, talks to Kōkiritia leading up to the market's return to the Wellington waterfront this month.

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  • Show me the Honey

    • Date: 06 November 2014

    We visit an innovative workshop organised in Waikato by the Māori Business Facilitation Service of Te Puni Kōkiri.

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  • Welcome to Kōkiritia

    • Date: 06 November 2014

    Kōkiritia, Tuhinga 1

    Te Puni Kōkiri Chief Executive Michelle Hippolite's introduction to the first issue of Kōkiritia - the email newsletter of Te Puni Kōkiri.

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  • Te Kī a Te Ururoa

    • Date: 06 November 2014

    The Minister for Māori Development, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell's pānui in the first issue of Kōkiritia.

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  • Information Hui - The Toitoi Land - South Island Landless Natives Act 1906

    • Date: 03 November 2014

    The Toitoi Land is a South Island Landless Natives Act 1906 (SILNA) block. Under the Ngāi Tahu Deed of Settlement and the Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998, the Toitoi Land is to be returned to its beneficial owners. There are 1,804 identified beneficial owners. To check if you are an owner or a descendant of an owner of the Toitoi Land, please view the list through the link provided below.

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  • Tukutuku panels journey to New York

    • Date: 31 October 2014

    Kāhui Raranga - Aotearoa New Zealand’s heart at the United Nations.

     

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  • 2015 BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award – Sheep & Beef

    • Date: 27 September 2014

    Michelle Hippolite
    Chief Executive, Te Puni Kokiri
    FOMA Conference, Whanganui

     

     

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  • Commemorating the Battle of Rangiaowhia

    Iwi-Crown partner up to commemorate Waikato Wars

    • Date: 01 September 2014

    2013 marked the beginning of a series of commemorative events to mark the 150th anniversary of the Waikato Land Wars. Te Puni Kōkiri was among a number of government agencies that worked with Waikato-Tainui to mark this significant milestone in our history.

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